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A Thanksgiving Message

A Thanksgiving Message

By Karen Macdonald - Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Across America, millions of people will be sitting down to a laden Thanksgiving Day table, many enjoying a bountiful meal of turkey and all the trimmings. Thanksgiving is an opportune time to appreciate the farmers and ranchers responsible for raising the food we enjoy today and every day. More than three million farmers work diligently, day in and day out, to raise safe, abundant and affordable food. Read More »

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Women’s History Month: Highlights from USDA’s #womeninag Series

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Thursday, April 2, 2015

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, the USDA blog featured a series devoted to four notable women in agriculture. Here are some highlights of what they had to say: Read More »

Let Us Give Thanks for a Safe and Abundant 2014 Harvest

Let Us Give Thanks for a Safe and Abundant 2014 Harvest

By Karen Macdonald - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

As millions of Americans head off to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s time to consider the abundance of food that we’ll enjoy and that’s grown through the daily commitment of our country’s farmers and ranchers. Read More »

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It’s Porktober & We’re Bringing Home the Bacon

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

October is National Pork Month, a great time to pig out on all things pig. One of America’s favorite pork products is bacon: last year, we ate 1.1 billion servings of bacon, an increase of 6 percent over the year before. That big number translates to 21 percent of American’s eating more than two pounds of bacon in a year, and five percent eating five pounds or more. Read More »

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